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10 Misconceptions About American Slavery That Most People Still Don't Know

While the history of slavery in America features commonly in media today, several misconceptions continue to persist. Some of the most common are surprisingly perpetuated by official commemorations and textbooks, such as the idea that slavery began in America in 1619. Others, such as the idea that there was a divide between northern and southern states that the institution of slavery did not cross, are deeply rooted in the collective consciousness ...

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10 Misconceptions About American Slavery That Most People Still Don't Know
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